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A Farewell to UCSB

Jonathan Rogers says goodbye to UCSB and the Daily Nexus.
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Remembering Katie Cooper

Columnist Jonathan Rogers pays tribute to his late friend, Katie Cooper.
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Sports and Scholarships: An Odd Coupling

Does having exceptional athletic abilities mean that you're deserving of a college scholarship? Jonathan Rogers argues that we need to rethink this association.
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An Argument for Affirmative Action

The recent ban on affirmative action in Michigan's public universities prompts Jonathan Rogers to take a second look at the positives and negatives of the policy.
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UCSB: Truly a Cinderella Story

UCSB is still young, both in age and at heart.
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Breaking the Consensus

Jonathan Rogers launches a direct criticism at the police response to Deltopia.
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Fortifying Isla Vista

Has Big Brother come to Isla Vista? Not quite, but ...
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The Big Burn: Then and Now

Columnist Jonathan Rogers reviews the Big Burn
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True Life: UCSB Thinks I’m A Woman?

A classic mix-up forces Jonathan Rodgers to explain to Student Health why he cannot, in fact, get pregnant.
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Santa Barbara Leads the Way in UC Water Sustainability

UC President Janet Napolitano announced the prospective goal of reducing the UC system’s water usage by 20 percent on Thursday, with plans of reaching this reduction goal by the year 2020.
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Protests, Pepper Spray and Compensation

Jonathan Rogers explains his disappointment with the $38,000 settlement awarded to former Lieutenant John Pike of the UC Police Department.
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Statewide Affairs

A bill allowing states to tax online purchases passed the Senate this week in a 69 to 27 vote and will now move to the House of Representatives for final consideration. Under current regulations, sale...
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Assemblyman Das Williams Introduces Bill to Implement Extension-Type Courses at Community Colleges

37th District Assemblyman Das Williams has introduced AB 955, a bill which would allow community colleges to implement extension-type programs similar to what many UC and CSU campuses currently employ...
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Students Attend Education Protest, Discuss Legislation

Nearly 5,000 college students from around California descended on the state Capitol building in Sacramento this past Monday to demand educational reform from state legislators. The annual event, calle...
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Statewide Affairs

In the first installment of a biweekly column focusing on statewide politics, the Nexus discusses Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s recent trip to California in an effort to attract businesses away from the s...
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